Root and Wing, by J. W. Cassandra

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I am tethered with the
Root of responsibility,
The edge of the sharp root
Cut off my freedom-wing.

I tore out all my roots,
All the ropes fell down,
The painful torment remains:
My wings will never live again!

Root and wing
Are nothing but
Rope and shadow –

Expect nothing!
Root and wing:
Are rope and shadow…

13/08. 2021., by J. W. Cassandra

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J. W. Cassandra

About the Author: J. W. Cassandra

I’m a teacher and a registered author either, at Artisjus as a writer and a poet in Hungary. I love forests, butterflies, flowers.

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